120 Quotes About Contentment

  • "There are many of us that are willing to do great things for the Lord, but few of us are willing to do little things."

    - Dwight L. Moody
    Topics: Service, Contentment

  • "All conservatism is based upon the idea that if you leave things alone you leave them as they are. But you do not. If you leave a thing alone you leave it to a torrent of change."

    - G.K. Chesterton
    Topics: Contentment

  • "I would fain know all that I need, and all that I may. I leave God's secrets to himself. It is happy for me that God makes me of his court, and not of his council."

    - Joseph Hall
    Topics: Contentment

  • "A cheerful spirit is one of the most valuable gifts ever bestowed upon humanity by a kind Creator. It is the sweetest and most fragrant flower of the Spirit, that constantly sends out its beauty and fragrance, and blesses everything within its reach. It will sustain the soul in the darkest and most dreary places of this world. It will hold in check the demons of despair, and stifle the power of discouragement and hopelessness. It is the brightest star that ever cast its radiance over the darkened soul and one that seldom sets in the gloom of morbid fancies and foreboding imaginations."

    - James H. Aughey
    Topics: Contentment, Cheerfulness, Gifts

  • "As long as a man is alive and out of hell, he cannot have any cause to complain."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Contentment

  • "Think it not hard if you get not your will, nor your delights in this life; God will have you to rejoice in nothing but himself."

    - Samuel Rutherford
    Topics: Contentment

  • "Satan is ever seeking to inject that poison into our hearts to distrust God's goodness - especially in connection with his commandments. That is what really lies behind all evil, lusting and disobedience. A discontent with our position and portion, a craving from something which God has wisely held from us. Reject any suggestion that God is unduly severe with you. Resist with the utmost abhorrence anything that causes you to doubt God's love and his loving-kindness toward you. Allow nothing to make you question the Father's love for his child."

    - A. W. Pink
    Topics: God, Discontentment, Doubt

  • "Discontents are sometimes the better part of our life. I know not which is the most useful. Joy I may choose for pleasure; but adversities are the best for profit; and sometimes these do so far help me, that I should, without them, want much of the joy I have."

    - Owen Feltham
    Topics: Discontentment, Adversity, Joy

  • "After a person has forsaken his natural longings he obtains a genuinely restful life. Formerly he had many desires. To satisfy them he planned, plotted and contrived, exhausting every ounce of his wisdom and power. His heart was in constant turmoil. But that child of God who purely follows the spirit and seeks not his own pleasure is satisfied with what God gives to him: and his restlessness immediately ceases."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Contentment

  • "If the Lord sets you to guard a lonely post in perfect stillness from all active work, you ought to be just as content as to be in the midst of the active warfare. It is no virtue to love the Master's work better than the Master's will."

    - Hannah Whitall Smith
    Topics: Contentment

  • "We have fought this fight as long, and as well as we know how. We have been defeated. For us as a Christian people, there is now but one course to pursue. We must accept the situation."

    - Assorted Authors
    Topics: War, Contentment

  • "The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things."

    - Henry Ward Beecher
    Topics: Happiness, Contentment

  • "The true enjoyments must be spontaneous and compulsive and look to no remoter end."

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: Contentment

  • "In coming to understand anything we are rejecting the facts as they are for us in favour of the facts as they are."

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: Truth, Contentment

  • "The remarkable thing is, we have a choice everyday regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day."

    - Chuck Swindoll
    Topics: Attitude, Contentment, Choices

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